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With a long, cold winter on the horizon the Quizster braced himself with a couple of shots of B&B over some crushed ice, pulled the lounge chair into the sun on the Phlegm Building veranda and decided to face reality. Therefore, a quiz about drag racing’s “Lighter Shade of Pale,” the Winternationals.

#1 Over the years all of the major drag racing sanctioning bodies have had a major “winter” race. Among those are of course the NHRA Wintenationals at Pomona, the AHRA WinterNationals at various Western tracks and the IHRA Winter Nationals. There was a fourth sanctioning body that had a “Winternationals” What was it?
A: UDRA C: NASCAR
B: AHDRA D: ADRL
#2 Who has the most NHRA Winternationals professional class wins?
A: John Force C: Don Garlits
B: Bob Glidden D: Don Carlton
#3 The first IHRA Winter Nationals was held at Lakeland, Florida in 1971. Who won Top Fuel at that event?
A: Dale Funk
C: Don Garlits
B: Mark Oswald D: Clayton Harris
#4 Over the years the old IHRA held its Winter Nationals in many different tracks. How many tracks have staged the IHRA Winter Nationals over the years?
A: 1 C: 4
B: 3 D: 6
#5 As much as the old IHRA changed venues for their Winter Nationals, the original AHRA changed locations for their event even more. How many different tracks held the race?
A: 2 C: 6
B: 4 D: 8

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Congratulations to our October quiz winner, James Boos, who was the first to answer all five questions correctly!

OCTOBER QUIZ ANSWERS

1. C: Washington, DC
2. D: Tommy Ivo
3. B: Dale Funk
4. B: Pat Foster
5. D: Tom Compton

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